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Indianapolis Paper Charged with Playing Up Anti-jewish Letters

The Indianapolis Star, one of the leading newspapers of the mid-West, was publicly charged here with taking every opportunity “to present a pro-Arab viewpoint that is derogatory both to the Jews and the Jewish State.”

The charge appeared in the Indiana Jewish Chronicle in an editorial signed by its publisher, Morris Strauss, who accused the Star of “playing up anti-Zionist and anti-Jewish letters to the editor.” The editorial also took sharp exception to a definition of the word “nomad” appearing in a Star feature which said that “as a race, the Jews fit that designation better than any other modern ones.”